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Watch: Werner Herzog on What Makes a Filmmaker

“I think cinema can express our dreams more than any other medium,” begins Werner Herzog in this characteristically quotable conversation at Indiana University. Herzog talks his influences, or lack there of, as well as his belief that his written work will outlast his films. Perhaps it has something to do with his axiom that, “If you don’t read, you’ll never be a filmmaker.” That, and more, above.

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